blank canvas

blank canvas

A person or thing that has nothing of substance or permanence within or imprinted upon him, her, or it, such that it can be easily filled with entirely new things. Refers to a painter's canvas that has yet to be painted on. Children's minds are blank canvasses, so we have to be sure to provide them with enriching education and opportunities so as to give them the best possible future. I love moving into a new house and having a blank canvas to make my own! These freshmen are all blank canvasses—we can get them to believe anything we tell them!
See also: blank, canvas
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A few seconds later the screen is filled with a wash of blue water, and all the sandcastles return to the sand from which they are made, revealing another blank canvas on which to build.
iOS, in app A few seconds later the screen is filled with a wash of blue water, and all the sandcastles return to the sand from which they are made, revealing another blank canvas on which to build.
After successfully securing sponsorship from Florida Property Corner, they were able to take an additional 10 young people from their CIC project, Blank Canvas, to join the six company dancers and up-coming girl band, Girl Talk.
Rian will do amazing things with the blank canvas of this new trilogy.
The sunglasses she, and the rest of the band, wears becomes a blank canvas for the aforementioned graphics to lay a few patterns on.
Completely renovated in 2012, the structure offers a blank canvas for the savvy buyer.
I just thought it was useful" "I'm an actress and I really believe in coming to work as a blank canvas and then turning myself into the character.
So the customer and value proposition is the focal point of the blank canvas.
The latest addition from MakerBot is pretty much a blank canvas.
The album serves as a sign that the heartbroken girl is moving on and trying to fill the blank canvas that her boyfriend's death created for her.
As a completely new commercial development, bidders will have the opportunity to build and brand their chosen space from a blank canvas.
London, Feb 11 ( ANI ): Former England cricketer Mike Selvey has said that captain Alastair Cook and the team director have been handed a new, blank canvas by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to rebuild the Test team according to their strategies and ethos.
He said: "It's hard to find a blank canvas this big in Manhattan.
Summary: The shadows of four urban artists loomed long against a huge blank canvas Saturday night at the Garten.
It is a blank canvas, a big squad of players and there is great support.